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Winter Minestrone

You only have to look at this mouthwatering minestrone to feel it doing you good. What a great meal for the cooler months. Just finish it off with some Meredith Dairy Chévre and you’ve created the perfect winter soup.

Serves 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 500g Root Vegetables, Cut Into 2cm Pieces
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped
  • 3 Rosemary Sprigs, Leaves Picked And Chopped
  • 100g Smoked Speck Or Bacon, Chopped
  • 2 Litres Stock
  • 125g Dried Pasta
  • 100g Green Beans, Cut Into 1cm Pieces
  • 1 Can Cannellini Beans, Drained
  • 1 Bunch Kale, Shredded
  • Sea Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 150g Meredith Dairy Chévre, Broken Into Small Pieces

Preparation

  • Step 1 Heat oil in a large pan over a medium heat and fry onion until soft. Add garlic, rosemary and smoked speck/bacon to pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Step 2 Add root vegetables, cook, stirring well for 2 minutes. Add stock and gently simmer for 10 minutes, add pasta, cook until al dente, then add green beans, cannellini beans and kale.
  • Step 3 Simmer for 5 minutes, season well with salt and pepper, add Chévre, gently stir through and serve.

Products Used

  • Photo of Fresh Goat Cheese 150g CHÈVRE Original & Fresh Dill Fresh Goat Cheese 150g CHÈVRE | Original & Fresh Dill